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Horizon Multi-Clamp Perfect Binders

high production and on-demand EVA and PUR perfect binders and perfect binding systems

CABS-6000 Perfect Binding System

The innovative Horizon CABS 6000 Perfect Binding System is bringing new levels of automation to production bookbinding.  The system includes the MG-600 Gatherer, SB-17 Seventeen-Clamp Perfect Binder, and HT-110 Three-Knife Trimmer.  This in-line system can produce up to 6,000 books per hour. Other features include an in-line stacker for stand alone gathering, and advanced quality control features such as CCD cameras, thickness detection, and weight checking. The SB-17 Perfect Binder allows for quick changeover from EVA to PUR adhesive with interchangeable tanks and book thicknesses from .08” to 2”.  Other features include CCD cameras on the cover feeder, ability to load covers on-the-fly, twin milling stations, automated in-line cover scoring, gauze feeding for hard cover book blocks, weight checking system and a digital caliper that measures book size and thickness and transfers settings to the binder for automated setup.  The HT-110 Three-Knife Trimmer produces trimmed books from 5.71”x 4.05” to 14.4”x 11.81”.  The Horizon CABS 6000 is equipped with quick-change EVA and PUR glue tanks that slide out on rails to a wheeled trolley.  Operators can easily changeover from one binding style to another in about 5 minutes.

  • Production Speed: Up to 6,000 books per hour
  • Book Size Maximum (Landscape): Off-line: 15.74″ x 11.02″ (400 x 280mm) / In-line: 15.15″ x 10.82″ (385 x 275mm)
  • Book Size Minimum (Landscape):  Off-line: 5.83″ x 4.14″ (148 x 105mm) / In-line: 5.83″ x 4.14″ (148 x 105mm)
  • Book Size Maximum (Portrait): Off-line: 12.99″ x 12.59″ (330 x 320) / In-line: 9.84″ x 12.59″ (250 x 320mm)
  • Book Size Minimum (Portrait):  Off-line: 5.32″ x 7.29″ (135 x 185mm) / In-line: 5.32″ x 7.29″ (135 x 185mm)
  • Book Thickness Range: 0.08″ to 2″ (2mm to 50mm)
  • Cover Size Maximum: 15.74″ x 25.98″ (400mm x 660mm)
  • Cover Size Minimum: 5.32″ x 8.67″ (135mm x 220mm)
  • Cover Weight Range: Normal: 81.2 gsm to 303 gsm / Coated: 104.4 gsm to 348 gsm

SB-07 7-Clamp Perfect Binder

The Horizon SB-07 seven-clamp perfect binder features automated operation, push-button simplicity, a small footprint, and high-quality production perfect binding. The SB-07 can be run as a stand-alone binder or as a binding system with in-line three-knife trimming when connected to the HT-101 Three-knife Trimmer. The SB-07 is designed for single-person production of up to 3,200 books per hour, with complete changeover and set-up performed in less than 3 minutes. Standard features include a 10.4″ intelligent color touch-screen control console, automatic air-suction cover feeder that handles a wide range of cover materials without marking, automated in-line cover scoring, and job programming.

  • Production Speed: Up to 3,200 books per hour
  • Book Size Maximum: 15.74″ x 12.59″ (400mm x 320mm)
  • Book Size Minimum: 5.32″ x 4.14″ (135mm x 105mm)
  • Book Thickness Range: 0.08″ to 1.77″ (2mm to 45mm)
  • Cover Size Maximum: 14.96″ x 25.98″ (380mm x 660mm)
  • Cover Size Minimum: 5.32″ x 8.67″ (135mm x 220mm)
  • Cover Weight Range: Normal: 82 gsm to 302 gsm / Coated: 105 gsm to 348 gsm

BQ-480 4-Clamp Perfect Binder with Variable Book Production

The Horizon BQ-480 Perfect Binder features the quickest set-up and changeover for variable book production in its class, especially for book-of-one. With interchangeable PUR and EVA glue tanks, the binder also offers advanced automation through a movable color touchscreen including adjustments for roller height, nipping height, and amount of side glue. Specially designed to meet the requirements of PUR book binding, the Horizon BQ-480 includes a gentle elevator delivery system with a mere 5mm drop, and also accommodates the lowest temperature setting for PUR glue.

  • Production Speed: EVA: Max 1,350 cycles per hour | PUR: Max 1,000 cycles per hour
  • Book Size Maximum: 12.59″ x 12.59″ (320mm x 320mm)
  • Book Size Minimum: 5.71″ x 4.14″ (145mm x 105mm
  • Book Thickness Range: 0.04″ to 2.56″ (1mm to 65mm)
  • Cover Size Maximum: 12.59″ x 26.37″ (320mm x 670mm)
  • Cover Size Minimum: 5.31″ x 8.85″ (135mm x 225mm)
  • Cover Weight Range: Normal: 81.4 gsm to 302.4 gsm | Coated: 104.7 gsm to 348.9 gsm

BQ-470 4-Clamp Perfect Binder

The Horizon BQ-470 fully-automated four-clamp perfect binder, with its state-of-the-art design and fully-automated setup, is easy to operate with minimal operator training required. It produces up to 1,350 superior-quality perfect bound books per hour, with four clamps that travel on a vertical elliptical track. The BQ-470 is the latest in an expanding line of products that draw on Horizon’s core competence in finishing automation. The BQ-470 binder’s 10.4” LCD touch-screen is used to provide stepper motor-controlled automation to the professional-quality mid-range binding market. The BQ-470 can bind books up to 2.5″ thick, and interchangeable glue tanks support both EVA and PUR adhesives to meet varying customer requirements. The BQ-470 perfect binder fits a sweet spot in short-run professional-quality book production with full automation and touch-screen control. And the ability to swap-in a PUR glue tank lets the BQ-470 serve an even wider range of applications, including digital color books. Individually or combined as a system the Horizon BQ-470 Perfect Binder and the Horizon HT-80 Three-Knife Trimmer will give anyone the edge when it comes to high quality, short run, on-demand perfect bound books! Produce professional looking perfect bound books up to 2.5″ thick.

  • Production Speed: EVA: Max 1,350 cycles per hour | PUR: Max 1,000 cycles per hour
  • Book Size Maximum: 12.59″ x 12.59″ (320mm x 320mm)
  • Book Size Minimum: 5.71″ x 4.14″ (145mm x 105mm
  • Book Thickness Range: 0.015″ to 2.56″ (0.3mm to 65mm)
  • Cover Size Maximum: 12.59″ x 25.98″ (320mm x 660mm)
  • Cover Size Minimum: 5.32″ x 8.86″ (135mm x 225mm)
  • Cover Weight Range: Normal: 81.4 gsm to 302.4 gsm | Coated: 104.7 gsm to 348.9 gsm

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